There's so much hatred on this site, and it saddens me. We are called lazy, moochers, we are told we are "living off of the taxpayer's dime (although the majority of us also work). We are told we don't take care of our kids, that any and all choices we make are wrong (from buying a Coke with foodstamps, to buying x-mas toys for our kids). Some try to justify their hatred by saying, "Well I'm only talking about the ones who ABUSE it), but their comments are really towards ALL of us.
Anyway, my question is this: does this hatred and bashing apply to those of us with disabilities?
Asked by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Jan. 5, 2011 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by scout_mom at 4:06 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by Shelii at 3:16 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:16 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by kenzie07 at 4:31 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Unfortunately, if you've been on the planet for any length of time you have seen how trends cycle. Disability can be so easily abused and there is even a "system" of mentoring that can help people through the process. I know a group of people (only one very personally) who have obtained "mental" disabilities through the utilization of this fully equipped with mentor process. It is disgusting that this person who is perfectly able to work, but just no longer wants to work has been able to pull the wool- we no longer associate with him. CONT
Answer by Sisteract at 5:25 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by Sisteract at 5:29 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Anon- It took our former friend about 9 months- His cousin mentored him through process, set him up with the lawyers, doctors, including the psychiatrist who coached him as to how to dress, answer , respond (make them repeat the ? many times, claiming confusion) walk (get a cane), look (do not shave) etc.. This man has no mental issues other than his aversion to actual work. In turn, he successfully mentored another associate through the process- it's a well honed system. Funny how easy is it was for this man to work up the energy to get through this process.
Answer by Sisteract at 5:42 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by leah_rai at 3:10 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by arenad at 3:11 PM on Jan. 5, 2011
Answer by worriedmommy600 at 3:11 PM on Jan. 5, 2011